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Category: Truck Accidents

What Happens When Truck Drivers Violate Regulations?

Published on Apr 7, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

What happens when truck drivers violate regulations? The safety regulations put in place to protect truck drivers and those who share the road with them are an essential aspect of highway safety. When these regulations are broken, accidents—and fatalities—become much more probable. Below, we’ll examine a few of the most common safety violations and the […]

Why Does Texas Lead the Nation in Wrong-Way Fatalities?

Published on Sep 30, 2021 in Truck Accidents.

In 2021, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety issued a report stating that recent research showed Texas to lead the country in wrong-way crashes resulting in death to one or more involved party. The study analyzed national traffic statistics gathered between 2010 and 2018, discovering that the state of Texas held the highest number of […]

Signs That a Trucker Is Driving Unsafely

Published on Jul 29, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

When you’re in a regular-sized vehicle, driving around semi-trucks can induce stress and anxiety because they’re so much bigger. It can be even more worrisome when you suspect the trucker is not driving safely. They might seem tired, not be paying attention, or they’re being reckless. When this happens, they could cause an accident with […]

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Truck Accident Claim?

Published on Jun 25, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

After a collision with a tractor trailer, no matter if the truck jackknifed, rolled over, or rear-ended you, you could have debilitating, life-changing injuries. You might feel like a lawsuit will be too much to add to your life when you already have a lot on your plate from your physical, emotional, and financial losses. […]

New Trucking Platform Revolutionizes the Industry

Published on Mar 15, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

Hundreds of trucking companies, particularly single-vehicle operators and shippers, are flocking to a digital freight startup out of Scottsdale, Arizona, to optimize their truckloads and cargo. Emerge, a cloud-based freight contract optimization start-up has created a new, private marketplace for shippers, connecting them to carrier rates to completely fill their truckloads and not fall susceptible […]

The Coronavirus Hits the Trucking Industry

Published on Mar 1, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

The travel industry isn’t the only one taking massive revenue hits because of the recent Coronavirus outbreak; the trucking industry is seeing its share of reduced profits as Chinese imports, usually transported via trucks from Los Angeles and Long Beach ports, are halted to try to stop the spread of this decade’s epidemic. The Coronavirus, […]

5 Potentially Liable Parties in a Truck Accident

Published on Feb 15, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

If you’ve been involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, big rig, or other commercial vehicles, you likely face car repair, insurance, and medical bills as a result. At the time of an accident, the trucking company launches an investigation to minimize and mitigate any and all fault; you need an experienced Texas trucking accident […]

Another Trucking Company Closes as Recession Continues

Published on Feb 4, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

Another blow was struck to the trucking industry to end 2019 and begin the new decade as another company that has been open since 1956 closed permanently, putting 240 drivers out of work. This holiday tragedy is now added to the list of trucking companies and truck driver woes as we drive further into a […]

Trucking Company Folds Amid Recession

Published on Jan 15, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

Celadon Group Inc., a larger trucking delivery company, recently filed for bankruptcy and announced that it would be going out of business immediately to the dismay of roughly 4,000 drivers. The news comes as a shock to the now unemployed drivers and many are unsure what they are supposed to do next. Some drivers were […]

How Delivery Truck Accidents Happen

Published on Jan 1, 2020 in Truck Accidents.

Delivery truck accidents are surprisingly common due to the high volume of them on the road, the frequency of deliveries they need to make, and partially due to inexperienced drivers or drivers that did not have a proper vetting before being hired. As the holidays draw closer, we’ll see more delivery trucks bringing gifts that […]

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